The Renaissance Diana martinez

Marco Polo and the Silk Road

RACES: The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the Renaissance. The Mongols took over China they made the Silk Road safe again for travelers and traders( Holt 299). This evidence helps because if you were not able to travel then there would be no trading no way to spread new ideas. This is the reopening of the Silk Road.

Rediscovering the Past ( Greek and Roman)

Greek and Roman classical ideas help shape the development of the Renaissance because "Europeans thought these writing from Greek and Romans had been lost forever." ( Rediscovering he past paragraph 2.) This is eveidence because it helps show that people are learning writing from Greek and Roman were found.

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci is still the most famous painter. Two of his paintings are Called the Supper and the Mona Lisa.( Facts from Paragraph 1). The last Supper was painted during Leaonardo Da Vinci time in Milan. The painting is about Jesus and with the Apostles (Paragraph 6). The Mona Lisa is also called La Gioconda. Everyone wonder why Mona Lisa had a slight smile(Paragraph 7).

The left corner picture of the last Supper that Leonardo da Vinci painted. The right corner picture is the Mona Lisa that Leonardo Da Vinci painted her with a slight smile.


This video is about painting and Architecture.

Paper and Printing

Movable type impacted literacy because you were able to move and be changed the letters to different words. Movable type impacted literacy because the letters were able to be reused.

The top right corner is a picture of a bunch of movable type by each other of these are found in he top right corner. And the top left corner is a picture of a movable type that are letters in cursive.

Renaissance Writing( William Shakespeare)

Shakespeare's writing attracted many common people. It attracted people to learn to write. They thought his language was interesting because most people wrote in Latin and he wrote in English. "Ever since people have enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's language and his understanding of humanity"(Holt 317). Many people thought it was interesting and different that he was writing in vernacular. William Shakespeare writing reflected the ideas of humanism. He taught that every human is important. "The following passage reflects the Renaissance ideas the each human being is important". He made something that everyone could share everyone could have a part of and be in one. To conclude,he made everyone very interested in his work.

The first picture is showing the play Romeo and Juliet. And the right picture shows a tragedy play called Macbeth hat Shakespeare's wrote.

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